ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Travel and Places»
  • Travel Activities & Ideas

Disney Hollywood Studios: Walt Disney Worlds Studios Theme Park in Orlando FL...

Updated on March 25, 2011

Walt Disney World and the Disney Hollywood Studios...

Walt Disney World Resort in the Orlando FL area is an amazing vacation destination that people from around the world flock to because there is so much to see and do there!  The Disney Hollywood Studios is one of the 4 theme parks at Disney, and it’s the 3rd park opened at the resort.  It’s themed after the glitz and glamour of the 1930’s and ‘40’s for the Hollywood motion picture industry, with many of its rides and attractions based on that…

The Disney Hollywood Studios used to be called the Disney MGM Studios, but they have changed the name over the years due to ownership and contract modifications.  This is really a fun park, but it’s geared more for the adult or teenager and maybe not a small child.  There are live action shows such as the Indiana Jones Stunt Spectacular, which is one of my favorites in the park, and also theater shows with live audience participation that are being filmed for possible inclusion in television or Hollywood films…  Game shows, drive in theatres, stunt shows, movie sets, there is a lot to see here!

Muppet Vision 3D at the Disney Hollywood Studios...

The company actually does live filming in the back lots of the park and studios, and you may just be lucky enough to see some of the sets or areas where they are filming on the Back Stage Tour…  Catastrophe Canyon is an amazing experience, and they showcase it on the tour.  There is an incredible roller coaster called the Rock and Roller Coaster by Aerosmith, with some awesome music as you twist and turn through the attraction.  It’s very popular at the Disney Hollywood Studios, and that’s a good one to get to early as the lines can be longer later in the day…

Try out the Muppet Vision 3D show, or the Star Wars 3D motion show where you are strapped into a “rocket ship” for travel through the moons of Endor and other great thrills from the movie series…  There is also a fantastic car crash stunt show which you will love!  One attraction that is relatively new is the American Idol Experience, where people can act out their dreams by singing on stage in front of other guests who are grading them, or maybe all you want to do is be in the audience grading others!  It’s a very popular show and runs throughout the day…

Highlights of the Disney Hollywood Studios...

Tower of Terror at the Disney Hollywood Studios...

There is a scary “Tower of Terror” thrill ride at the Disney Hollywood Studios and is housed in the once glamorous Hollywood Tower Hotel…  This is one of the more unique thrill rides in any of the Disney theme parks, because it’s a vertical ride that just goes up and down…  As the elevator takes you up to the top floors of the hotel, the elevator suddenly gives way and takes you on a doomed ride up and down the elevator shaft until finally the cable breaks loose and sends you to your demise…  That’s the story anyway, and you just never know!

You can also explore many other great shows at the Disney Hollywood Studios Park such as the Voyage of the Little Mermaid and the Great Movie Ride…  You can really learn a lot about movie making and what goes on behind the scenes in Hollywood, and also learn much about Walt Disney and his amazing journey through the years…  He accomplished much when he was alive, and his legacy lives on through his incredible parks! 

When you come to Walt Disney World, consider a stay at one of the awesome resorts or hotels on the property, as there are many choices and options to choose from.  They have hotels for every budget and every theme it seems, including the Grand Floridian Resort, Contemporary Resort, Polynesian Resort, Wilderness Lodge, and the Swan and Dolphin Hotels…  You can camp at Fort Wilderness also, if that’s your style…  Also try the other Disney theme parks such as the Disney Magic Kingdom, Disney Epcot, Disney Animal Kingdom, or one of the water parks like Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach!  They are all incredible, including the Disney Hollywood Studios…  Have fun!

Another Tour of the Disney Hollywood Studios...

Interested in More Great Travel Destination Options?

  • Outer Banks NC - One of the great places you can visit is the coastal islands off the coast of North Caroline, better known as the Outer Banks NC. Find out what attractions are there and what other incredible adventures that you can experience…
  • Key West Florida - Key West is the best tropical and exotic destination that you can get to from the mainland U.S. Read about all the many attractions and fun things available for you to do once you arrive!
  • San Diego - San Diego is one of the best cities to visit in California, if not the U.S. There are many great attractions and tourist activities for you to see, so come and check it out...
  • New Zealand - New Zealand is a land of mystery and adventure, and also wonders… If you have never been then this should be at the top of your list of destinations to visit…
  • Cancun - Cancun is a very popular tourist destination in the Caribbean, especially for North Americans. Be sure to really plan your trip well, because there is plenty to see in this great Mexican resort town...
  • Royal Gorge Scenic Railway, Colorado - Colorado is a fantastic state to visit with its majestic snowcapped mountains and dry gorges and valleys, and it’s a great outdoors sports mecca for many people. Come check out the famous Royal Gorge Route Railway in addition, and experience what life may have been like as you travel through the canyons of Colorado…

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)